The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 19 new cases of COVID-19 over
the last 24 hours, to bring the total in the county to 285, up from 266 on
Those 19 new cases
represent a 7 percent increase over the last 24 hours. Most of the new
cases--16 of them--were diagnosed in Portage Township.
deaths were reported today. Eight Porter County residents have died to date
of the virus. Four were Dunelanders: three from Westchester Township, two in
the 80-89 demographic, one in the 50-59; and a Liberty Township resident in
the 80-89. Three were Portage Township residents: one in the 70-79 and two
in the 50-59. One was a Center Township resident in the 70-79. Five were
men, three women.
are currently hospitalized, compared to 16 on Monday; while 170 have
recovered, compared to 149 on Monday, an increase of 14 percent.
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 107, compared to
109 on Monday.
tests conducted in Porter County as of Monday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 1,986, up from 1,918, an increase of 3.5 percent
over the previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 24
cases (22 on Monday), three deaths (three), two hospitalizations (two), 14
recoveries (13). Seven active cases.
-- Liberty: 12
cases, one death, no hospitalizations, nine recoveries (unchanged from
Monday). Two active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery. No active cases.
-- Pine: one case,
one recovery. No active cases.
Other hard hit
Township: 121 cases (105 on Monday), three deaths (three), six
hospitalizations (eight), and 77 recoveries (65).
-- Center: 44 cases
(44 on Monday), one death (one), four hospitalizations (four), and 29
-- Washington: 43
cases, one hospitalization, and 14 recoveries (unchanged from Monday). These
42 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 16 cases
(16 on Monday), one hospitalization (one), and 11 recoveries (nine)